Small business set to power future tablet growth

A new infographic by business software vendor Intuit captures some key forecast data on where tablet sales are headed across a range of businesses from small to large. Drawing on recent research by IDC and Intermedia, Intuit’s infographic (click Attributing link below) shows the biggest compound annual growth for tablets coming from the smallest companies. These “micro” firms, with fewer than 10 employees, will see 98% growth in tablet adoption from 2011 to 2016. Tablet growth projections across the other three business segments are plenty strong as well:Enterprise (1,000+ employees) is set for 62.7% growth; Mid-size companies (100-999) 50.8% growth; and Small companies (10-99) will see 78.5% tablet growth. For 2013, IDC predicts U.S. small business adoption of tablet will grow 114% from 4.9 million to 10.4 million tablets.